عاشورا

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عاشوراء (ʿāšūrāʾ, tenth, tenth day).

Noun[edit]

عاشورا (Âshurâ)

  1. (Islam) Ashura, a holy day falling on the 10th day of Muharram, commemorating the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali at Karbala in 680 AD.